Spotlight | Duke Kunshan University


The university aims to recruit 240 from high school students from 22 provinces, municipalities and autonomous regions across the Chinese mainland into the incoming Class of 2025, along with students from Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan, and countries around the world.

Sze Chai Kwok, associate professor of cognitive neuroscience, will use the funding to understand more about the brain’s metacognition processes, which could have implications for treating mental health conditions, such as schizophrenia and autism, and improving learning strategies.

Sandberg, who will lead the nonprofit association’s International Enrollment Management Knowledge Community, is a seasoned global education leader who won plaudits for her #YouAreWelcomeHere campaign to promote U.S. higher education.

Four faculty-student research teams will share RMB 200,000 (US$29,900) this academic year to explore the importance of patents, environmental discussion on social media, cross-lingual interactions, and China’s industrial history.

Duke Kunshan has named three laboratories focusing on molecular biology, biochemistry and financial technology for donors whose support helps faculty, graduate students and undergraduates conduct cutting-edge research.